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#tries

# tries - Saturday 16 July, 2022

Analysis: POC's pack give perfect platform for Irish attack to shred the Kiwis From The42

Analysis: POC's pack give perfect platform for Irish attack to shred the Kiwis

Jul 16th 2022, 7:30 PM 29,372 Views 15 Comments

Josh van der Flier, Hugo Keenan, Robbie Henshaw, and Rob Herring all dotted down for Ireland.

Tadhg Beirne went to a phenomenal place to help Ireland seal the series
# Big Game Player
From The42
# Big Game Player

Tadhg Beirne went to a phenomenal place to help Ireland seal the series

Jul 16th 2022, 11:42 AM 34,254 Views 16 Comments

The Munster man delivered some massive moments in the endgame.

# tries - Sunday 7 November, 2021

Ireland's offloads, Furlong the playmaker, and 1-3-2-2 attack shape
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Ireland's offloads, Furlong the playmaker, and 1-3-2-2 attack shape

Nov 7th 2021, 7:00 AM 28,935 Views 12 Comments

Andy Farrell’s side scored nine tries as they dismantled Japan in Dublin.

# tries - Monday 13 April, 2020

When Munster pulled off a miracle against Gloucester at Thomond Park
# The Miracle Match
From The42
# The Miracle Match

When Munster pulled off a miracle against Gloucester at Thomond Park

Apr 13th 2020, 2:49 PM 30,285 Views 27 Comments

Alan Gaffney’s men were on the brink of a pool-stage exit in the Heineken Cup.

# tries - Friday 10 January, 2020

'We're getting closer and closer to scoring good tries' - Munster's Farrell
# Attack
From The42
# Attack

'We're getting closer and closer to scoring good tries' - Munster's Farrell

Jan 10th 2020, 7:00 AM 7,525 Views 19 Comments

The southern province need to fire in attack as they face a huge challenge in Paris on Sunday.

# tries - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Analysis: The incredible ruck-to-try ratio from the World Cup quarter-finals
# Early Kill
From The42
# Early Kill

Analysis: The incredible ruck-to-try ratio from the World Cup quarter-finals

Oct 24th 2019, 2:30 PM 10,323 Views 7 Comments

Performance analyst Eoin Toolan examines the try-scoring trends from last weekend’s action.

# tries - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Dummy loops, decoys and manipulation: 5 of Schmidt's sharpest plays
# Genius Of Joe
From The42
# Genius Of Joe

Dummy loops, decoys and manipulation: 5 of Schmidt's sharpest plays

Aug 20th 2019, 7:05 AM 25,830 Views 10 Comments

Ireland have produced sublime set-piece scores at important times during Schmidt’s tenure.

# tries - Monday 1 April, 2019

Analysis: Two clever Keith Earls tries seal Munster's place in the semi-finals
# Clinical
From The42
# Clinical

Analysis: Two clever Keith Earls tries seal Munster's place in the semi-finals

Apr 1st 2019, 9:30 PM 15,397 Views 15 Comments

There was intelligence in the build-up to both scores from Johann van Graan’s team.

# tries - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

'I'm not expecting to score eight tries this year' - Stockdale stays grounded
# Looking Up
From The42
# Looking Up

'I'm not expecting to score eight tries this year' - Stockdale stays grounded

Jan 30th 2019, 6:00 AM 5,383 Views 9 Comments

The 22-year-old Ireland wing enjoyed a remarkable 2018.

# tries - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

Analysis: Connacht's clever bounce-back attack cuts Bordeaux apart
# Reverse
From The42
# Reverse

Analysis: Connacht's clever bounce-back attack cuts Bordeaux apart

Jan 22nd 2019, 7:40 PM 33,623 Views 16 Comments

Attack coach Nigel Carolan has his charges striking superbly from lineout platforms.

# tries - Monday 18 June, 2018

Analysis: 'You don't want to annoy Tadhg Furlong when he wants the ball!'
# Tries
From The42
# Tries

Analysis: 'You don't want to annoy Tadhg Furlong when he wants the ball!'

Jun 18th 2018, 5:21 PM 60,214 Views 34 Comments

Ireland were adaptive and intelligent in taking their two tries on Saturday in Melbourne.

# tries - Sunday 13 May, 2018

How Jacob Stockdale scored seven tries to break the Six Nations record
# Try Machine
From The42
# Try Machine

How Jacob Stockdale scored seven tries to break the Six Nations record

May 13th 2018, 7:45 AM 8,528 Views 4 Comments

The 22-year-old talks us through each of his tries during Ireland’s Grand Slam run.

# tries - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

World Rugby approves trial of nine-point converted tries in Australia
# Positive Play
From The42
# Positive Play

World Rugby approves trial of nine-point converted tries in Australia

May 1st 2018, 3:01 PM 19,231 Views 31 Comments

The Western Force are looking to bring a little more excitement to the game this year.

# tries - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

Analysis: Leinster's lethal attack tears Saracens apart for three classy tries
# Complete
From The42
# Complete

Analysis: Leinster's lethal attack tears Saracens apart for three classy tries

Apr 3rd 2018, 8:35 PM 27,586 Views 29 Comments

Leinster’s scores all came on kick return and showed off their rounded threat with ball in hand.

# tries - Sunday 11 March, 2018

Ireland Women aiming to bring offloading style to the fore against Scots
# Style Of Play
From The42
# Style Of Play

Ireland Women aiming to bring offloading style to the fore against Scots

Mar 11th 2018, 8:15 AM 1,787 Views 0 Comments

Ciara Griffin and her team were very impressive in their victory over Wales two weekends ago.

# tries - Sunday 2 April, 2017

The Kiwi Super Rugby sides are now 11-0 against the Australians this year
# Super Rugby
From The42
# Super Rugby

The Kiwi Super Rugby sides are now 11-0 against the Australians this year

Apr 2nd 2017, 12:49 PM 8,204 Views 12 Comments

Catch all the highlights from the Crusaders’ win over the Waratahs this morning.

# tries - Saturday 4 February, 2017

Analysis: Where have Ireland's 36 tries over the last year come from?
# Data
From The42
# Data

Analysis: Where have Ireland's 36 tries over the last year come from?

Feb 4th 2017, 7:55 AM 16,283 Views 20 Comments

Joe Schmidt’s side are heavily reliant on their lineout as a source for their scores.

# tries - Saturday 19 November, 2016

Analysis: Tiny details make a massive difference against the All Blacks
# Defence
From The42
# Defence

Analysis: Tiny details make a massive difference against the All Blacks

Nov 19th 2016, 7:30 AM 9,914 Views 4 Comments

Ireland are eager to improve their defensive performance against the All Blacks.

# tries - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Analysis: How did Ireland finally beat the All Blacks?
# History Makers
From The42
# History Makers

Analysis: How did Ireland finally beat the All Blacks?

Nov 9th 2016, 7:56 AM 30,578 Views 27 Comments

The maul and lineout were vital facets of the game in Soldier Field.

# tries - Thursday 8 September, 2016

'Both have massive futures ahead of them if they keep their heads down'
# Talent
From The42
# Talent

'Both have massive futures ahead of them if they keep their heads down'

Sep 8th 2016, 6:21 PM 11,227 Views 17 Comments

Rob Lyttle and Jacob Stockdale are in impressive form early this season.

# tries - Monday 8 August, 2016

The Top 10 tries by New Zealand's Super Rugby teams are a delight
# Meat Pies
From The42
# Meat Pies

The Top 10 tries by New Zealand's Super Rugby teams are a delight

Aug 8th 2016, 5:23 PM 7,268 Views 38 Comments

The Kiwi franchises produced plenty of stunning attack in the 2016 campaign.

# tries - Sunday 29 May, 2016

Analysis: Connacht's sensational attack brings them Pro12 glory
# Unstoppable
From The42
# Unstoppable

Analysis: Connacht's sensational attack brings them Pro12 glory

May 29th 2016, 5:00 PM 24,690 Views 22 Comments

We’ve picked apart each of the western province’s three tries in the Pro12 final.

# tries - Monday 1 February, 2016

Connacht maul to the top, Olding marks his comeback and all the Pro12 highlights you may have missed
# Try Time
From The42
# Try Time

Connacht maul to the top, Olding marks his comeback and all the Pro12 highlights you may have missed

Feb 1st 2016, 9:39 AM 7,067 Views 14 Comments

Not to mention Big Rodney’s try and a thriller between Ospreys and Glasgow.

# tries - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

From Savea to Gilroy: These are our favourite tries of 2015
# Under The Posts
From The42
# Under The Posts

From Savea to Gilroy: These are our favourite tries of 2015

Dec 30th 2015, 8:30 PM 6,028 Views 3 Comments

That was quite a year for world rugby.

# tries - Friday 16 October, 2015

Dave Kearney waiting patiently for Ireland chances out wide
# Wing Play
From The42
# Wing Play

Dave Kearney waiting patiently for Ireland chances out wide

Oct 16th 2015, 6:45 AM 6,334 Views 1 Comment

The Ireland wing talks hitting rucks, holding width, decoys and Joe Schmidt’s ongoing demands.

# tries - Monday 5 October, 2015

Henderson's Ferris impression and more of the week's best RWC plays
# Fez-esque
From The42
# Fez-esque

Henderson's Ferris impression and more of the week's best RWC plays

Oct 5th 2015, 8:43 PM 9,391 Views 5 Comments

Who will Iain Henderson man-handle next week? Tune in to find out.

# tries - Saturday 8 August, 2015

There was a brilliant Wallabies' front row try against the All Blacks
# Prop Life
From The42
# Prop Life

There was a brilliant Wallabies' front row try against the All Blacks

Aug 8th 2015, 12:01 PM 8,090 Views 7 Comments

Sekope Kepu showed some beautiful footwork to score.

# tries - Sunday 10 May, 2015

Sexton tastes defeat in Parisian derby as Morris scores for the Tigers
# Exiles
From The42
# Exiles

Sexton tastes defeat in Parisian derby as Morris scores for the Tigers

May 10th 2015, 7:34 PM 8,989 Views 3 Comments

Here’s how the Irishmen based in France and England got on over the weekend.

# tries - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Analysis: Leinster's missed try chances must be taken against Toulon
# Clinical
From The42
# Clinical

Analysis: Leinster's missed try chances must be taken against Toulon

Apr 9th 2015, 3:04 PM 10,968 Views 18 Comments

Matt O’Connor’s side will need to make great strides of progress before facing the Top 14 giants.

# tries - Friday 6 February, 2015

Ireland U20s off to impressive Six Nations start with seven-try win in Italy
# Forza Irlanda
From The42
# Forza Irlanda

Ireland U20s off to impressive Six Nations start with seven-try win in Italy

Feb 6th 2015, 7:48 PM 6,485 Views 4 Comments

Nigel Carolan’s men mastered the testing conditions in Biella to outclass the home side.

# tries - Friday 16 January, 2015

Leinster talk down bonus-point focus ahead of tie with out-of-form Castres
# Try Time
From The42
# Try Time

Leinster talk down bonus-point focus ahead of tie with out-of-form Castres

Jan 16th 2015, 7:56 PM 4,119 Views 8 Comments

Matt O’Connor admits five match points is ‘the ideal’ but says his side need to concentrate on simply winning.

# tries - Sunday 28 December, 2014

Those boys can play! The best southern hemisphere tries of 2014
# Try Time
From The42
# Try Time

Those boys can play! The best southern hemisphere tries of 2014

Dec 28th 2014, 4:00 PM 4,026 Views 3 Comments

From Francois Hougaard to Beauden Barrett, we take you on a try-scoring odyssey.

# tries - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Analysis: Ireland's first-quarter blitz lays foundation for win over Wallabies
# Superb Start
From The42
# Superb Start

Analysis: Ireland's first-quarter blitz lays foundation for win over Wallabies

Nov 23rd 2014, 9:20 PM 27,522 Views 16 Comments

We break down Ireland’s scintillating opening 16 minutes against Michael Cheika’s side last night.

# tries - Monday 17 November, 2014

5 talking points after Ireland run six tries past Georgia in Dublin
# Big Issues
From The42
# Big Issues

5 talking points after Ireland run six tries past Georgia in Dublin

Nov 17th 2014, 8:30 AM 31,256 Views 43 Comments

Sloppy first-half, floodgates opening, Madigan’s display and the less experienced faces.

# tries - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Analysis: Ruddock and Bowe tries typical of Schmidt-era Ireland
# Jigsaw
From The42
# Jigsaw

Analysis: Ruddock and Bowe tries typical of Schmidt-era Ireland

Nov 12th 2014, 9:50 AM 21,936 Views 35 Comments

We use GIFs, videos and screenshots to break down the intricacies of Ireland’s tries on Saturday.

# tries - Friday 26 September, 2014

D'Arcy in superb form as Leinster run four tries past Cardiff
# Back On Track
From The42
# Back On Track

D'Arcy in superb form as Leinster run four tries past Cardiff

Sep 26th 2014, 9:37 PM 15,547 Views 26 Comments

Matt O’Connor’s men returned to winning ways after last weekend’s defeat to Connacht.

# tries - Monday 22 September, 2014

Simon Zebo's hat-trick and all the rest of the weekend's Pro12 highlights
# Tries
From The42
# Tries

Simon Zebo's hat-trick and all the rest of the weekend's Pro12 highlights

Sep 22nd 2014, 9:40 AM 3,729 Views 3 Comments

Catch up on all the scores as Connacht secured third position on the league table.

# tries - Saturday 30 August, 2014

Law variations lead to heavy try-scoring in Australia's new NRC competition
# Entertainment
From The42
# Entertainment

Law variations lead to heavy try-scoring in Australia's new NRC competition

Aug 30th 2014, 2:06 PM 4,077 Views 6 Comments

Two-point penalties and three-point conversions are chief among the changes.

# tries - Monday 11 August, 2014

Analysis: Ireland show depth to seal first-ever World Cup semi-final
# Skills
From The42
# Skills

Analysis: Ireland show depth to seal first-ever World Cup semi-final

Aug 11th 2014, 3:49 PM 16,390 Views 24 Comments

We’ve picked apart the tries Lynne Cantwell’s team scored in their final pool fixture against Kazakhstan

# tries - Saturday 2 August, 2014

Catch all the highlights from Ireland Women's excellent win over the US
# Tries
From The42
# Tries

Catch all the highlights from Ireland Women's excellent win over the US

Aug 2nd 2014, 9:35 AM 3,477 Views 0 Comments

Philip Doyle’s side recorded a 23-17 victory in their first game at the Women’s Rugby World Cup.

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